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. >> reporter: just six weeks ago the city of baltimore was in the pope's mind and heart when he spoke with him in rome. >> his holiness expressed great reflection for the archdiocese of baltimore and he expressed his appreciate for the history of this archdiocese as the first and the oldest in these united states. >> reporter: with the pope stepping down, the focus is now turning to who will take his place. >> i do have a feeling that this time it'll be a younger person who's been kind of waiting in the wings, for this sort of period to resolve. >> reporter: and the pope will step down at the end of the month. i'm rochelle richie, back to you. >> the vatican hopes to have a new pope in time for easter at the end of march. >>> another developing story, wjz is following tonight. three people are dead following a shooting inside a delaware courthouse stunning people arriving for court this morning. jessica kartalija has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: police are still trying to determine a motive behind this shooting. dellware police are
wjz is live at city police headquarters. mike hellgren stays on this investigative story for us. >> reporter: and police released the name of that instructor, william scott kern. they released it a little more than an hour ago. he has worked for the department for almost two decades. the fraternal order of police has praised his work. the state's attorney says he is closely monitoring the investigation under way. >> reporter: wjz is getting answers to some of the many questions surrounding the shooting of an officer during training at the state-owned rosewood hospital site in baltimore county. sources tell wjz, at the time, more than 1 dozen officers were undergoing training there by two baltimore city police instructors. those sources revealed, after lunch, one instructor decided to resume training before the other returned. wjz has learned that violates police policy. instructors are supposed to check for service weapons before training. as we first reported, sources say it was after the lunch break when someone present confused his servic
, the vatican says benedict will live in a monastery in vatican city. meanwhile, the process to elect his successor is already underway. we have this report from vatican city. >> reporter: pope benedict xvi is about to make history. the 85-year-old leader of the catholic church is resigning at the end of the month. he's the first pope to do so in 600 years. the pope's announcement came as a surprise to all but his closest confidantes. he said because of his age and deteriorating health, "i have had to recognize my incapacity to fulfill the ministry entrusted to me." church leaders were shocked and saddened. >> like watching your own dad get old. and admit that he's not up to all the duties of being the head of a family involves. >> reporter: benedict xvi will remain pope until 8:00 p.m. on february 28. shortly after that, the college of cardinals will gather in the sistine chapel to elect the new pope. benedict's successor will face many of the same controversies he faced including the sexual abuse of church members by priests. benedict apologized to victims in 201
to the city council about a crime spike in the neighborhood. he says his house had been burglarized several times. police report showed three home break ins on this 2700 block on holly street in the last two years. the suspect took large amounts of cash, collectible coins and jewelry. and now investigators do believe there may have been another burglary at this home yesterday. shortly before 7:00 when an adult resident came home and found the 94-year-old man dead alone in the house. he had upper body trauma but did not elaborate on what that means. >> we're still investigating the facts surrounding the death but do feel it appears to be somewhat suspicious. >> i'm out here walking my dog, i had no idea. that's scary. >> sources tell fox 5 the person who found the man was a son or stepson. do not have information on a possible suspect. they are calling it a death investigation. i'm sure we'll get more details on that as the information unfolds. the homicides are very rare here in the city of alexandria. certainly this news is unsettling to many of the neighbors in this community. going bac t
, the city of san jose decided to turn off 900 street lights throughout the day. there were some on roads and also in residential neighborhoods. the decision was made because of the budget. the city just reviewed their budget report and in that, it was decided that turning the lights on should be a priority. $44,000 has been set aside for the equipment and the maintenance of the lights. some residents had no idea the streets were darked on purpose. they reacted to the news this morning. >> they put the money to light up everything, it's good. it's good for people's safety. >> reporter: starting in march, approximately 225 street lights will be turned on each month which should improve public safety as well as the appearance of the roads. it's unknown which streets will city wants residents to be patient. coming up in the next hour of "mornings on 2," hear from a woman who said she was forced to be in the dark early in the morning while she waited to get to work. we'll explain -- coming up. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:05. oakland police inves
, targeting innocent people in this city and in this region. yesterday leaders from throughout the region including leaders from businesses and unions, government, law enforcement and community groups came together to pull resources and protect our core values of public safety. collectively this group that by my office is posting a reward of $1 million for information that will lead to mr. dorner's capture. we will not tolerated anyone undermining the security, the tranquility of our neighborhoods and our communities. we will not tolerate this rein have terror that has robbed us of the piece of mind that residents of southern california deserve. we will not tolerate this murderer remaining at large. authorities from los angeles, irvine, riverside, the f.b.i., the united states marshal service and other agencies are working together to bring this ordeal to an end. let me say this. some of you have heard me say this over the last seven and a half years again and again. we are safe as we are. we are safer than any time since the 1950s and no small part because the lapd, the sheriff's departm
're live in vatican city with new details. >>> and nightmare, passengers on a cruise chip stranded in the gulf of mexico say conditions are getting worse and there's word this morning that their journey will be even longer "today," tuesday, february 12th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. important news breaking overnight. u.n. security council is going to hold an emergency meeting this morning to address north korea's overnight nuclear test. >> this is north korea's third nuclear test, but the first under its new leader, kim jong un. we'll have a live report from the pentagon straight ahead. >>> a big development in the story we've been following, two men now charged in connection with the murder of a 15-year-old chicago girl who performed at the president's inauguration. we'll get reaction to that news from her parents who, by the way, will attend tonight's state of the union a
60s and 54 in alameda and berkeley. 50s in gilroy, cupertino sunny veil, 53 daily city and san francisco and palo alto. fog sun and cool wednesday cloudy wednesday friday colder with a few scattered showers and windy and cool saturday sunday looks breezy but warmer. >>> time now 6:11, a daytime shooting in berkeley, one man is dead, we will have what witnesses saw. >>> mayor ed lee plans on bringing big bucks an events to the city. stay tuned. jwwñ . >>> welcome back to ktvu channel 2 morning news 6:14 is the time. this is video you are looking at. turkey asked nato for the antiaircraft system to help defend itself in neighboring syria. 400 u.s. troops are assigned to the u.s. missiles. >>> attorneys with the obama administration write it would be unlawful to kill a u.s. citizen if they determined he was a member of al qaeda who pose add threat to the u.s. they are looking into obama's legal team's view about the killing of u.s. citizens. >>> and they will introduce bills that will change federal marijuana laws. kyla campbell from the washington d.c. newsroom, they got some he
have got 33 million worth damage in the area and city and reg 81 that is a tremendous number. local officials say somewhere between 35,000 to 50,000 windows were blown out as the shock waves. it is an enormous clean up effort that the authorities are confident that they can get a hold on with some promising that schools and businesses will get back to normal by monday and by the end of the week all main repairs should be done. but again, the reason that we are talking about it here is deep in central russia, very cold this time of year and one of the -- it is exposed apartment buildings and rooms and exposed hot water pipes. so these are all serious considerations . all they indicate they will repair the thing soon, it may not be soon enough. we'll have to wait and see how that pans out. >> you know, dan, these are the first acts that we are getting from you just how populated that area was. as i said to the viewerings, they were thankful it didn't hit a heavily populated city. so many got injured. >> the city itself has 1.1 million people and so it is it a very large city in centra
of new york city is dead at the age of 88. >>> alaskan flight, the pilot passing out in the cockpit. the first officer forced to take control. >>> and the superstar and the super bowl, beyonce uses her singing voice to silence some of her critics. ♪ and the rockets red glare >> vowing to sing live on sunday as america gets set for its big game. >> and we're getting set with al in san francisco and natalie live in baltimore "today," friday, february 1st, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. you did not have to grow up in new york city to know the name ed koch, who served as mayor for three terms from 1978 to 1989 and used his sometimes combative style to help rescue the city from near financial ruin. >> i did grow up around here. he was a force. when you would come across a voter, he would always say, how am i doing? am i doing okay? he died overnight at new york presb
city was diverted due to an unruly passenger on board we're told. jet blue flight 185 landed in denver at 7:15. kusa reports it was a customer service issue between a flight attendant and female passenger. a federal air marshall got involved. once the individual was escorted off the plane the flight was back in the air. denver police, the tsa and fbi are now handling that investigation. back to youp. >> all right. tom costello, thank you so much. >> we're following another breaking news story. ed koch, former mayor of new york city has died. he was a towering political figure in the city who earned a reputation for his sometimes combative style. ron allen has more on koch's career in politics. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. ed koch was certainly a legendary iconic figure in new york. tributes and remembrances are pouring in. he was 88 and died of congestive heart failure. he's being remembered as a politician that got things done, did so in a way that left a lasting impression. >> hi! >> reporter: ed koch was a quintessential new yorker and one of the city's most popular
in the city of vallejo. who shot one man to death and wounded four others? that's what police want to know after a violent incident happened last night. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is in vallejo this morning with what we know so far. >> reporter: good morning. the victim has only been identified as a man in his 20s. he and another man were found suffering from gunshot wounds inside of that garage on the 800 block of humboldt street. police were first called out here last night around 8:30 after neighbors reported hearing gunshots. police arrived to find two gunshot victims on the ground inside of the garage. they were taken to the hospital where one of them died. police say that there were actually five people shot here total. three others two men and one woman drove themselves to the hospital. >> everything right now is in the preliminary stages of the investigation. unknown as to who the suspect victims are, whatever transpired here. and what we're doing right now is trying to piece everything together. >> reporter: police have not released a
of the city? >> reporter: bill, that's the thing. it is unusual to see this sort of thing to happen in the beating heart of the turkish capital which is so very secured. there are a lot of police officers around. embassy is very close to the turkish parliament. it is not what you would expect here. we don't know that there were any threats but we do know that turkey is on of the edge these days with the conflict in syria, right on its border and some other things going on. but we did not hear, bill, of any sort of a threat. back to you. bill: amy kellogg. work your source. we'll be back in touch with london. here is martha with more. martha. martha: there is no word yet exactly who is behind this attack. there too soon to know who is behind this attack at this point. the worker's party known as pkk in october of 2011, the pkk killed 26 security forces. that was the deadliest attack since 1993. the u.s. provided turkey with over $5 million since 2010 for anti-terrorism and related programs to that. bill: the region, the amy referred to a little bit of this. there are so many hot spot
. >> reporter: a shocking shootout on the vegas strip in a city not easily shocked. it started at 4:30 a.m. someone in a black range rover with dealer plates fired into this maz rat tea killing the driving causing it to go out of control. it continued through an intersection and smashed into this car. hard to tell, but that is a taxi cab. it burst into flame. the driver and passenger trapped inside died. >> it's possible that the cab may have been running on propane. they are investigating the engineering and mechanicals of that vehicle. >> reporter: still on the loose, the black range rover with dealer plates. a common vehicle here. police warning that the occupants are armed and dangerous. >> very dark, tinted windows and occupied multiple times by black males. >> reporter: now, we expect that las vegas police will be holding a press conference shortly, in about an hour, about 5:00 p.m. eastern time, wolf. we're going to try to bring that to you live. we hope to learn more details about how this thing played out. we do know that police have requested video from all of the major hotels
. speaking in chicago this afternoon president barack obama addressing the gun violence plaguing the city as he mentioned the murder of 15 year- old pendleton killed just weeks ago it was just days after attending the president's second inauguration. the fact that unfortunately what happened to pendleton is not unique, not unit to chicago or to this country. the president pitched his plans to expand preschool access and raise the minimum wage. today a family with two kids that works hard and relies on a minimum-wage salary still lives below the poverty level that's wrong and we should fix it we should reward an honest day's work with honest wages and that's why we should raise the minimum wage to $9 an hour. >> charges in the pendleton case came down chicago brought up week sentencing as a reason that so many new criminals commit crime. we spoke to anita alvarez about mandatory minimums. a lot of people talking about new york and making that comparison chicago was not the only city dealing with an increase in murder. it's up by 12 percent say was also dealing with something similar is the
a deadly shooting that happened just a few hours ago. they tell us a man was shot in the city's western edition. alex savidge is live there now. what can you tell us so far? >> reporter: we are getting very limited information from police this morning. that is because it's so early on in this investigation. a sergeant that was out here confirmed a man was shot and killed. he was found right over near this corner. near the intersection of hayes and webster. an anonymous caller reported gunfire in this area around 2:00 this morning. we'll show you that video. officers were out here for most of the morning. police tell us the victim was rushed to the hospital after suffering at least one gunshot wound. he died there from his injuries. homicide investigators searching for the shooter involved here. a sergeant told me they don't have a description on the person to put out. in just a couple minutes ago i talked to one woman who told me she heard one gunshot and saw this crime scene. >> it sounded like a gunshot and i knew somebody was dead. police know that sound. it's bad. >> reporter: so as
cities from all over the country will be given $1 million each. richmond city council approved hiring a consultant to develop and submit that grant application by the end of this month. that money has to be used to revitalized distressed neighborhoods that have problems with crime. >>> 7:20. the man accused of killing an activist from east palo alto three years ago is scheduled to get out of of jail today. gregory elams is charged in the fatal shooting of david lewis outside of the hillsdale shopping center in san mateo in 2010. those charges were dismissed last november when a judge found that police had illegally obtained a confession. the judge granted elam's release on the promise he will return for a future court date. >>> a plea hear something set to resume for four defendants who face charges for killing this man. raven dixon appeared in court on monday accused of supplying information to the three other suspects to help them with the robbery of kumar's home. the other three defendants face murder and robbery charges in connection with kumar's killing. >>> 7:21. a story about a
a big city like manhattan, right? >> of course. it's a shock wave, basically. the physics of it is it hits the earth's atmosphere and feels like a brick wall to it. because of how fast it is moving. and when you hit a brick wall you basically explode. that's what happened here. exploded in midair. that shock wave shatters glass or anything sort of fragile and breakable over a huge radius. remember the oklahoma city bomb that destroyed the building it hit, but of course much glass was broken in the surrounding area. that's the effect of a shock wave air blast of an explosion of this kind. >> this seems to have come without warning. is this the sort of thing that scientists aren't able to detect in the atmosphere? >> yeah. below a certain size asteroid, they come in without warning. exactly. above a certain size, a radar can detect them. the military certainly has a smaller threshold for what they can see coming in. by the time you see them coming in, there's no defense against them. something this size is not going to render the human species exstint. something large enough
is tracking the storm. erin mcpike is live in kansas city. we'll start with you. >> we're seeing snowfall two inches an houreer. very windy, looking at winds up to 30 miles per hour later today, and also, soledad, because of the snow last week, there is still a lot of heavy snow on branchs and power lines, snapping power lines, and lots of power outages throughout kansas city. we just got off the phone with kansas city power and light. they have doubled from 10,000 to 20,000, those numbers will go down, right now they can't get out on the road to repair the power lines. we're looking at power outages in texas. another 10,000 no oklahoma. the storm looking to be worst than last week, soledad. >> a little bit of a mess. thank you very much. appreciate that. let's get to jennifer delgado. where is this all going? >> soledad, right now, it's actually right on top of the midwest. you saw the live shot where erin is out of kansas. kansas city, taking a beating right now. coming down very good along interstate 70. toward the east in st. louis, a break from the heavy rain, of course, that will be wra
but obviously it's still so early not causing much of a delay getting into the city and a quick check near the dublin interchange, westbound and eastbound 580 both at the limit. that's traffic. back to you guys. >> and we thank you, liz. >>> a maritime safety group may adopt some new rules on thursday limiting ships from staying under the bay bridge during foggy conditions. this follows an accident last month when an empty tanker called the overseas reymar struck the base of a tower and now a working group of the harbor safety committee recommends barring ships from sailing north under the bay bridge when visibility is a half mile or less. >>> petaluma bar pilot whose container ship struck the bay bridge in 2007 is suing to get his mariners license back. an investigation determined john cota failed to disclose he was on description medication which may have been a factor in the crash. the accident spilled 53,000 gallons of oil killing almost 7,000 birds in the bay. >>> the countdown to the opening of the new bay bridge span is on. kpix 5 is a proud tele
to major cities, like new york, chicago and san francisco and others, could experience delays of up to 90 minutes during peak hours because we have fewer controllers on staff. >> reporter: now the administration has also warned that 800,000 civilian defense department workers would be fur loued, 10,000 teachers and educators could be laid off. some border patrol agents would see a decrease in hours. now on friday, house speaker john boehner's office responded to our inquiries for a reaction to all of this. and they responded by saying the president is "far more interested in holding campaign-style rallies than urging his party in the senate to find a solution." alex, the sticking points are very familiar. they're the same sticking points that we've been talking about in a lot of these budget battles. president obama is demanding more revenue from taxes. republicans say they want to deal with this issue through entitlement reform and through spending cuts. they're also accusing the white house of using scare tactics to try to get something accomplished here. the white house denies those cl
with city police at the closed rosewood center. his instructor accidentally shot him in the forhead. the chief surgeon stabilized him but offered no predictions concerning his neurological future. no know ones why live ammo was being used. all training is on hold pending the investigation. it's common for smaller departments to train at the academy. >>> a murder suicide near college park continues to shock that community. yesterday morning 23-year-old devon green a college park grad student shot and killed his house mate, 22-year-old steven grain and injured another person. deck traffic information any time log -- detectives say green was offering from a mental illness >>> a school system employee is accused of having sex with a student. 35 year old amanda miller is charged with abusing a 15-year-old. they they had sex in his driveway. a number of nude pictures were passed between the two as well. >>> good news for bwi. another record setting year is in the books. more than 22 million people passed through the parpt. -- through the airport. >>> stay with wjz 13, maryland's news stat
of the city to lock their doors and windows. there's been rise in home burglaries. most of the burglaries are happening during the day. 7078 am and here's a look at the golden gate bridge. traffic is moving well. >> traffic headed into san francisco where it is 48 degrees, looking for a high of 55 this afternoon. >> a hearing just wrapping up moments ago for a georgia zimmerman. he is charged with second-degree murder of shooting death of a tray by martin. --trayvon. martin would have turned 18 years old today. at the trial is scheduled to start june 10th. the defense is seeking a trial delay, but prosecutors are objecting. the shootings one-year anniversary is february 26th. new this morning out of this again of possible, explosion at a home about 15 minutes outside of detroit. this is an melvindale, michigan. firefighters a handicapped man lives in the home is reportedly not been accounted for. it is unclear whether he was in the home when the explosion happened. >> if that we've ignored it would have happened? >> i'm with you mark, i'm on the fence about this. >> i will ask it gary abo
you think most epitomizes america right now. >> "sex and the city". >> honey boo boo. >> hunger games. >> here comes honey boo boo. >> i can't wait to go to the pageant with glitzy because we're going to win it all. >> reporter: did america take a wrong turn after happy days? ♪ where are those good old-fashioned values ♪ >> the golden age of television sitcoms did not reflect the way american society really was. what it reflected to some extent is the way america thought it should be. >> reporter: so what is the reality of america today? >> "homeland". >> "zero dark thirty". >> it would be "homeland". >> an american prison of war had been turned. >> what show time reflects is this latent paranoia that most of us feel, having lived through september 11th. >> reporter: we also got the message that america still equals family. >> modern family. >> modern family. >> parenthood. >> modern family. >> modern family. >> modern family. >> reporter: it may just look a little different these days. ♪ the circle of life >> we adopted a baby. >> what happened really is television has caught u
the trainee's family to arrive here at the hospital. >> reporter: baltimore city mayor stephanie rawlings-blake arrived at shock trauma a short time ago. wjz has learned a baltimore city police trainee was shot during a training exercise at the former rosewood hospital in owings mills. the trainee was medivacced here to shock trauma, around 3:00 this afternoon. his condition is still unknown. police sent this e-mail to officers a short time ago. saying, quote, our thoughts and prayers are with the family of a police trainee injured during a training accident. please keep him in your prayers. >> reporter: now, again, we have to wait until the family arrives before the trainee's identity can be repleased. still unclear where he was shot and where exactly his family is coming from from. we're live in shock trauma. >> wjz will bring you more information on the officer's condition. >>> shock@university of maryland college park, as a student kills two of his roommates, then turns the gun on himself. wjz has been on this story since it brok
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killed while shielding his friends from a gang members spraying fire on a city bus. his friend is here today marcus norris, hit in the face by a bullet that came through the wall of his house. thank god he survived. we are glad to have him here today. a true american hero who dedicated his life to serving his country and his community, killed by gang members with a straw purchase gone. i attended his funeral service. the officer's family is here, and his sister will testify today. there are many more in this room today whose lives and families have been changed by gun violence. i would like to ask the friends and family of the victims of gun violence to please stand. look about his room. understand that the debate we have before us has affected so many lives. thank you all for being here today. as we conduct this debate and honor your loved ones who are no longer with us, we know that we have to act. thank you for joining us at this hearing. senator cruz. >> thank you, mr. chairman. let me say it is a particular honor to serve as ranking member on this committee with you and a particul
homes and damaged businesses. >> crews from the neighboring cities are helping in the cleanup in hattiesburg. >> take a look at this! new time lapse video just in to kron 4 shows how much snow fell in hartford, conn., between 4:00 p.m. friday until just 9:00 a.m. saturday. >> the blizzard of as much as 3 ft. of snow on some parts of connecticut. >> this is what they're still dealing with. we in the meantime, are breaking into full sunshine and seeing temperatures warm up throughout the week. hi erica. >> good morning to you darya. >> a lot of cloud cover from up above according to our mount tam camera. we have areas of local dense fog. a chilly start for some. a low to freezing mark in santa rosa. 37 in antioch. san francisco 45 degrees. low '40's on the east bay shoreline. 41 in redwood city. >> temperatures drop the day let us highlights the 12:00 hour. we will see fifties for the bid peninsula. best- mid peninsula. >> lows 60s in the south bay. the sixties will grow widespread as we head into 2:00 p.m. today. >> sunshine, clear skies, at a westerly breeze a little bit cool.
so much in the cities that it's just become a natural thing. but no, it's terrible. when you get to the presidential election, where you are? >> exactly. and that's a problem. how does the president of the united states take advantage of this? how does he -- >> i think he is. >> i think he is. i agree with mika. you give a speech and you talk about background checks for gun cguns which people want. >> what about the sequester? >> the sequester has an advantage. this is cruel to republicans but it's true. not many people know what it is, but it sounds stupid and cruel. therefore it's a republican thing. it just sounds stupid. >> stupid and cruel. >> explain to people, there's just over one week to go until the march 1st -- you're going to be tough, too, aren't you -- deadline when the automatic spending cuts take a big bite out of federal programs and the pentagon. 800,000 civilian employees have been told by the defense department that they will likely be placed on unpaid leave. with the house and senate still in recess, a number of democrats are calling for congress to reconvene
and his friends flew to new orleans from three different cities just to celebrate mardi gras. >> san francisco. >> i traveled from wisconsin. >> ohio. >> reporter: they organized their trip on facebook. and now it's time to party. >> whoo! >> reporter: this group is on a girls vacation. >> today was just about slopping and fun. >> reporter: this woman came from israel. >> like it very much. >> reporter: this guy dressed for the occasion. >> i'm a little bit of everything. i'm a lot to take in. ha. >> reporter: from hotel balconies to packed streets, party-goers are taking over new orleans. [ screaming ] >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of tourists are visiting during mardi gras. for police that means constant crowd control. this parade will go about five miles through new orleans. they are throwing everything from beads to coins to glasses. some people staked out spots hours before the parade. >> i'm here first, i don't want to be in the back. >> reporter: but mardi gras veterans in how to go with the flow. >> don't worry about anything. >>
blackwell is live from midland city. and victor, ethan turns six today. it's his birthday and this morning new details about his rescue. >> reporter: john, we also have new details about the seemingly premeditated method of this operation to kidnap ethan and for the first time we are seeing the crime scene thanks to new photos from the fbi. four feet below this spot is the bunker where jimmy lee dykes held ethan hostage for a week. this is the pipe of fbi says dykes told agents to use to communicate and we now know why he made that request. a day after the raid, bomb technicians found an explosive inside that pipe and a second explosive inside the bunker. jimmy davis jr. is a neighbor. he saw the setup in its early stages. >> it was covered up with two sheets of plywood and nailed together with things and stuff as a door to open to it. >> reporter: authorities say dykes had reinforced the bunker, but they were inside watching. . >> reporter: authorities say dykes had reinforced the bunker, but they were inside watching. the hostage rescue team snuck in a tiny camera. in mr. dik >> mr. dyke
birthday. that hostage standoff here in midland city is finally over. >> a very special child; he's been through a lot. he's endured a lot. by the grace of god, he's okay. >> the five-year-old victim in this story has been saved by hraurplt. a loud boom was heard freeing him from his captor jimmy lee dykes. authorities say they felt he was in imminent danger yesterday afternoon. communication was clearly deteriorating and dykes was becoming agitated. last night we saw them sweeping the property checking for buried bombs as the investigation continues. this while the little boy was taken to a local hospital. >> he is doing fine. he's laughing, joking, playing, eating; the things that you would expect a normal five- to six-year-old young man to do. he's very brave. he's very lucky. and his success story is that he's out safe and doing great. >> f.b.i. officials on the scene at flowers hospital say he is safe and okay. they didn't release any other details about his condition but they did say he was with his mother. as far as a motive in this, a sherrif did touch on it briefly during a pres
make repairs and clean it up. the first twitter you'll see was like a tent city. many passengers slept on the decks and used bed sheets to protect themselves from the sun. inside the smell is said to be horrible. again buckets of sewage in some of the hallways because these toilets were backing up. backup generators kept hallway lights on, but many rooms were dark. one passenger was taken off the ship by the coastguard because she needed dialysis. corn val's top executive just spoke -- carnival's top executive just spoke from the cruise terminal in mobile a short time ago. >> i know the conditions on board were very poor. i know it was very difficult and i want to apologize again for sunning our guests to that -- subjecting our guests to that. we pride ourselves in providing our guests with a great vacation experience and clearly we failed in this particular case. >> apology from carnival there. the ceo, mr. cahill, we just heard from said he was boarding the ship so he could personally apologize to those passengers as they disembark. the company will likely face a slew of lawsuits in
of the scale involved here and the difficulty in towing this city, floating on the sea, 350 miles in the gulf of mexico. but this morning, it's about the end of the ordeal. and the people getting off the ship. those that cheered, who unfurled a banner that read, sweet home alabama. overnight, the sweet taste of terra firma. >> great to be back in america and on land. >> reporter: just before midnight, more than 3,000 passengers stranded for 8 days at sea, began spilling out of the ship. some angry. >> it was degrading. demoralizing. they want to insult us by giving us $500. >> reporter: others, relief. >> i'm just happy to be alive. quite an ordeal. but we're here. >> reporter: toby barlow, sprinting to his wife, planting this kiss, hundred of several hundred emotional reunions. this morning, the first images of their hellish journey. the sodden carpets. the wait for food. gerry cahill personally boarded the ship to apologize. a move that seemed to infuriate people. >> he said, we know how you feel. no, you don't. you did not go many nights wondering what you were going to eat. what do you do
of the month. rich richard engel is live in the vatican city. >> reporter: it's an act of humility and encourage to make way for a younger man. 24 hours later there's still shock in the vatican city. >> shocked. disappointed. sad. >> reporter: this morning roman catholics, tourists, even some church officials wondered if this can be a moment to revitalize the church after pope benedict xvi's unexpected decision to step down. >> personally i didn't agree with a lot of the things he believed and prepared. >> this will bring change for the church. >> reporter: in making his announcement the 85-year-old pontiff who has been looking frail asked for forgiveness. i have to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the min nus stri entrusted to me he told a gathering of cardinals in latin saying his advanced age forced the decision. just hours later these images circulated around the world. these are unusual times for the vatican. the last time a pope abdicated under similar circumstances was more than 700 years ago, sell less stein v. they don't send messages or contradict the new pop
city and up to mackinaw city, weep are looking at about 6 to 9 inches of snow. we're going to get to your local forecast in just a sec, but first this message. tell me you miss me. that's all i need. [ female announcer ] for everything they need to hear this valentine's day, there's a hallmark card. >>> 7:20 on a thursday morning. happy valentine's day to you. a live look just a spectacular start to the day over the san francisco bay. you can clearly see the bay bridge here. we do have fog out there. travel cautiously. as we head throughout the afternoon, upper 60s and eastbound low 70s. santa cruz, 71. 68 inland. 68 bayside even warmer as we head into the end of the week. >>> and that's your latest weather, savannah? >> all right, al, thanks. >>> coming up much more on the breaking news, the stunning arrest of olympic runner oscar pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend. we're going to talk to somebody who knew the victim. but, first, this is "today" on >>> still ahead, we find out why savannah is toting tables across new york city. >>> and the nation's newest of medal of hono
'm trying to find a roommate. rent is expensive, and compared to some other cities, depending on, like, where they want to live. we just put a post like sunday, and it was super fast, starting to see people. >> san francisco is one of the premium markets to live in, and there's a premium to pay in almost any part of that city, i think. >> and not only do you have to pay a lot, but the inventory, as well, and the options are are very limited. >>> investors heading into a shortened trading week this week, waiting for information to come out on housing and manufacturing that will provide some clues how the american economy is holding up. the markets are closed today in honor of presidents day. the housing index will come out this week, housing starts, building personal its, and existing home sales, also u.s. manufacturing will be in focus, just as the dow is holding below the 14,000 mark. >>> and in england, bbc reporters walking off the job for 42 hours to protest job cuts. the union saying poor decision- making by bbc leadership is leading to quality journalism being compromised. now so
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